Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The course is for students who want to deepen their visual and narrative expression by creating a comic series. The student develops abilities to work in the field of comic art. The student gains experience in different steps of the comic art project and they understand the requirements and preconditions of the artistic working process.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 13.01.2025 - 28.04.2025

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Marja Nurminen, Matti Hagelberg

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English


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    Independent work, critiques, discussions

Assessment Methods and Criteria
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    The main working method during the course is guided and independent work, group discussions and critiques. The projects under development discussed thoroughly with the group.

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    Contact teaching 59 h, independent work 103 h.


Study Material
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Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
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    Teaching Language: English

    Teaching Period: 2024-2025 Spring III - V
    2025-2026 Spring III - V


    Priority order: 1. Students in the Comics Expression minor 2. Students that have completed the course ARTS-A0228 Introduction to Comics Project 3. Other ARTS students 

    Minimum amount of participants is 8 students. Maximum amount of participants is 16 students.  

    After the registration has closed, SISU conducts a raffle to allocate all the seats while considering the possible prioritisation order stated above. If there are more registrants than available seats, ten (10) students from the remaining applicants are drawn and placed on a waiting list in numerical order. On the first day of the course, these students may check for available seats in case of no-shows. Any available seats are then filled in numerical order.